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THE BEE: OMAHA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22. 1016.
HALL ASKS PDBLIC
to aid mam
Calls Attention to Men's Need
of Employment on Their
COMMERCIAL CLUB LETTER
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Dec. 21. (Special.) On
the eve of the return of the Nebraska
soldiers from the border, Adjutant
General Phil Hall desires again to
call the attention of the public to the
fact that the boys will need jobs.
Coming back in the middle of the win
ter it will be a hardship upon many of
them to secure positions. Some of
them gave up good jobs to serve their
country and it is essential that they
, should not be forgotten, he says. The
general has sent a letter to commer
cial clubs of the state urging them to
take some action.
You undoubtedly arc aware of the exigen
cies of the milt tar yservice of the country
. tt thta time and tha fact that the National
iuard has in the ltt three years developed
into a national reserve which would In
r lime of war furnish to the nation the larger
portion of Its first line of defense, to say
nothing of Its application in case of riots
and unforeseen circumstance requiring ad
ditional force to that of tbo civil In the
This department is dextrous of enlisting
your co-operation In Recuring positions for
National Guardsmen upon their return from
the Mexican border. Many of these men
will be without employment, and a helping
hand at that time will be an act of kind
ness that will demonstrate the sincere ap
preciation of the people of Nebraska for
the sacrifice that these men have made In
It Is appreciated that many employers
could not afford, financially, to hold open
positions of Guardsmen for a period of six
ntnnths, and on tho other hand many large
concerns have paid Guardsmen formerly in
their employ either all or a portion of their
salary wnlle on the border, and upon tne
return of the troops their old positions
will be open to them.
Mr. F. M. Coffey, head of the department
of labor at the state capitol, has cheerfully
agreed to co-operate with this department
by using the free employment feature of
tie department or labor as a medium
through which employers in need of men
may file their requests and Guardsmen may
appear to fill such requests.
The return of the troops Is expected In the
near future, and according to v prostnt
plans thpy 'will be mustered out at Fort
Your co-operation In this matter and any
uuggestiona that you may desire to make
will be deeply appreciated.
Hannan on Trail
Of Fake Inspector
Krom a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Dec. 21. (Special.) Some
man is traveling about the state repre
senting himself to be an inspector of
the state pure food department, says
Food Commissioner Clarence E. Har-
He desires the public to know that
all his inspectors have necessary cre
dentials and identification cards and
he desires merchants and others who
have any knowledge of the false in
spector to notify his office at once and
he will investigate. ,
Fugitive Claim Filed
With State Auditor
IFrom a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Dec. 21. (Special.) One
claim has already been filed with State
Auditor Smith for the legislature to
adjust. It is to pay a reward offered
by Governor Morehead, as provided
by law, for the capture of fugitives
from justice. No appropriation was
made by the last session to cover the
matter and it will have to go before
the claims committee of the two
It is due Ira L. Cooper for the ar
rest and delivery of John Jones
charged with the murder of Sam
Leone in Omaha October 22. 1913.
The claim is for $200 and should have
been filed for the former session to
act upon, but Mr- Cooper failed to
Colonel Harry Bradley
Looks After the Senate
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Dec. 21. (SoeciaU
Colonel Harry Bradley of Seward
has again been selected to look after
the upper house and the welfare of
the members. Tvo new furniture for
the upper body will be boueht. The
last session authorized Secretary of
Mate root to buy desks and chairs
and other equipment and authorized
a sum amounting to $5,000. No ap
propriation was made, so, in the face
of a probable new state house, Mr.
Pool figured it would be best to use
the old furnishings again.
Otoe County Couple Married.
Avoca, Neb., Dec. 21. (Special.:
Emory G. Brinson of Dunbar and
Miss Clara Scheib of Lorton were
married Monday at St. Joseph's
l atholic church at Haul bv Rev,
Father Broerman. The will reside
oi a tarm near Dunbar.
JOHN DE FOX, an osteopath who
came to Fremont, Neb., over a year
HBO from Falls city, died at the home
of his mother at Fremont Tuesday at
noon. Dr. Dc Fox was a native of
Atlanta, ua., and was 62 years of asre.
His wre died over two years ago. Dr.
ue f c lor inree years prior to lo
l atinir at Falls City practiced his pro
fession at Omaha.
MRS. ANNA J. - DOWNEY, born
October 17, 1S36, in Mount Joy, Pa..
and for twenty years a resident of
' maha, died Wednesday night at the
home of H. B. Hawk, 6016 Florence
boulevard. She is survived by two
aaugniers, Mrs. ri. B. Hawk and Mrs.
c. o. carpenter or st Joseph, Mo,
and one son, Howard Downey.
MRS, ALONZO LOBDT, for the
past twenty-five years a resident of
Rapid City, 8. D died quite suddenly
at her home there. She had been ill
but two days and her ailment was
not thought to be serious, until a few
nours berore ner death.
MRS. RALPH WHITE died at her
Home, tnree miles northeast of Edgar,
yesterday morning, aged 24 years, of
diabetes, two adopted children,
boy aged 12 and a girl aged 10,
uromer ana sister survive.
HERBERT JACQUES, former pres
ident of the United States Golf asso
ciation and a prominent architect.
iicn suaaeniy at tfrooKUne, Mass.
He was 69 years old.
For Rheumatism and Neural at.
No batter remedy for rheumatism and
neuralgia than Sloan's Liniment. The first
application gives relief. Only 2&e. All drug--gists.
Bowmans of Boone
Capture Honors at
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Dec. 21. (Special.) Ne
braska people who admired the tine
string of Percheron horses on exhi
bition at the state fair last fall, which
not only carried off many fine pre
miums but took the cream of the rib
bons at the Iowa state fair, will be
interested to know that the owners
of the horses, Bowman & Son of
Boone county, again made a killing
at the International Horse show in
Chicago a week ago, according to in
formation coming to Lincoln, and
walked off with enough ribbons to in
dicate that Nebraska stands high in
competition with other states.
Carchepet was one of the group of
three colts winning first prize, which
was considered the greatest honor of
the show. Mr. Bowman went into
the show, and just to demonstrate
that he meant business, paid $7,000
in cash for Kontact, a 6-year-old un
ported Percheron stallion weighing
2,500 pounds, which had cleaned up
some of the best prizes at former
shows, and which is considered one
of the greatest horses in America.
The Bowmans propose to keep Ne
braska on the map when it comes to
competition with other states in fine
Funeral of Calvert
Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 21. The funeral
of Thomas Elwood Calvert, late chief
engineer of the Chicago, Burlington
& Quincy Railroad system, who died
here Tuesday morning, was held from
Overlook, his country home near
here, this afternoon. Among the
Burlington officials in attendance
President Hale Holdcn, Vice Presi
dent Byram, Assistant to the Presi
dent Newton, Traffic Passenger
Agent Eustis, Traffic Manager
Crosby, Engineer Maintenance Breck
enridge, Director Perkins and C B.
Rodgers, all from Chicago; General
Manager Holdfege, Assistant General
Manager Thiehoff, Assistant Superin
tendent Transportation Covert. As
sistant Treasurer Ernst, Solicitor
Clark, Superintendent Transportation
Covert, Assistant Treasurer Ernst,
Solicitor Clark, Superintendent
Griggs, General Passenger Agent
Wakeley, all of Omaha; Division Su
perintendent Dungau of Sterling,
Colo., and Division Superintendent
Mullen of Wymore, Neb.
Flouring Mill at
Dodge is Burned
Dodge, Neb., Dec. 21. (Special
Telegram.) The plant of the Dodge
Milling company was totally, de
stroyed by fire early this morning.
The total loss is about $13,000, one-
fourth of which was on wheat and
flour.. The company had a large stock
of flour on hand, most of which was
stored in another building. The origin
of the fire, which was discovered
shortly after 1 o'clock, has not been
ascertained. The company is capi
talized at SI 5,1)00 and most of the
stock is owned by Dodge business
men and farmers. The plant had been
in operation about eight months. It
was insured for $10,000 and probably
will be rebuilt.
Victim of Illinois Murderer
Is Known in Plattsmouth
Plattsmouth, Neb., Dec 21. (Spe
cial.) John H. Becker, the aged
brother of J. P. Becker, who, with his
wife, was murdered at Mason City,
111., two days since, is very ill at his
home in this city and unable to go to
his old home in the cast, -where his
brother and sistcr-in-law were mur
dered, but three of his children de
parted Tuesday evening for Illinois,
where they will attend the funeral.
The aged Mr. Becker, who was
killed, has visited in Plattsmouth
many times, and has interests here,
being the owner of a number of good
farms in Cass county.
Cass Young People Married.
Nebraska City, Neb.. Dec. 21.
(Special.) Russell Stratton of Weep
ing Water and Miss Agnes Cechcl
of Plattsmouth were married here
Monday by County Judge Bischof.
They will reside on a farm in this
"One Touch of Nature Makes the
Whole World Kin."
It's a commendable trait that when
something has been of benefit to us,
we want to share it with others who
stand in need of the same help. It's
the touch of Nature that makes the
whole world kin the wanting to be
helpful to our fellowmen.. That is
why people who have used Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy write letters
to the manufacturers about it, and
ask to have them published so that
others will know what to do under
the same circumstances. Behind
every one of these letters is the warm
hearted wish of the writer to be of
use to some one else. Advertisement.
FARMERS ACE HIGH
IN THIS SESSION
Forty -Four Tillers of Soil Will
Be Represented in Next
ONLY FIVE IN SENATE
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Dec. 21. (Special.) The
lower branch of the Nebraska legis
lature this session will be decidedly
"farmcrcsque," according to the ros
ter just from the printer, prepared
by Secretary of State Pool. Forty
four tillers of the soil will be repre
sented in the house, while the senate
will have but five.
The house will have thirteen law
yers to look after the bills and see
that they come out of the hopper all
right, while the senate will have seven
of the legal fraternity.
There will be seven "real estate
men in the house and five in the sen
ate; three ditors have crowded their
way into the lower body, who, with
the help of two preachers therein,
ought to give a decided moral tone
to the lower branch. J. J. McAllister,
W. J. Taylor, F. A. Reisner and other
able orators will turn their eloquence
loose to such an extent that it may
jar the already unsafe walls.
Preachers in Disguise.
The two preachers appear to-be
angels in disguise, for neither of them
admits his calling, one being tagged
as a professor and the other an in
surance man. Four years ago the
latter was chaplain of the house.
There are two editors in the senate.
Each body has a candy maker. They
are both democrats. There will be
three doctors in the house and two in
the senate, four bankers in the house
and three in the senate, while each
house will have one auctioneer each.
Owing to an error of the printer,
Jim Craddock of Omaha is listed as a
banker instead of an architect, al
though there is not much difference
as far as mbney is concerned. Just
how Jens nielsen will feel to be listed
as an architect is not known, although
it is believed that on account of his
naturally quiet disposition he will
make no kick.
Secretary Pool has prepared the
roster so that the number of the seat
occupied by each member is given.
It is interesting to note that twenty
nine of the forty-nine farmers in both
branches are democrats, while twelve
of the twenty lawyers are republicans.
Four of the five editors are democrats,
while five of the seven bankers are re
publicans. Of the two preachers one
is a republican and the other a democrat
Teacher Badly Hurt By Fall.
Plattsmouth, Neb., Dec. 21. (Spe
cial.) Mrs. John Moreford, who
teaches the Amick school, near Mur
ray, when starting for her work yes
terday morning slipped on the step
of her boarding house and fell, break
ing both legs. Mrs. Moreford s
home is at Elmwood, this county,
and a telephone message called her
husband and Dr. O. E. Liston from
there, who took the injured woman
nome in a motor car.
I . AWorth-While ,
i Christmas Gift
I A Hartmann
The Acme of Perfection in
Trunk Manufacture All Pat
ented Feature! A Wide Range
I Leather Goods of Every
Kind and at All Prices.
i Men's Card Cases
The most extensive assortment
in Omaha ranging in price
from $6.00 to SOc
i Bags and Suitcases
II A very complete line, of bags
H and suitcases fitted with toilet
4 articles all leathers and hand
j'j some linings. $60.00 to ..$15
n Ladies' Hand Bags
Beautiful assortment in all
pj leathers and linings, from $12
t, music nous.
f'l Sets. Coat
Cases, Collar Bags,
"Omaha's Beat Baggaga Bniloara"
Just the kind YOU want
and at the right prices, too:
$3.50 and $4.50
$4.00, $5.00 and $6.00
Made of the best materials and of fash
ionable design, these shoes are real bar
gains at the prices quoted. Come in today.
322 South 16th St.
'No Charge No Delireriet.
No Discount No Commissions,
will not permit of any extra.
S 2 Shopping D J ' CU Open Evenings
Days Left ) II II P IN . 1 1J.N Until 9 P. M.
This Big Basement is simply filled with hundreds of sugges
tions for practical Christmas Gifts-Prices are remarkably low.
Christmas Furs at Fine Savings
Splendid Styles for Women and Misses
Furs are the richest of all gifts. When you give furs, you are sure to please
it is a gift that combines style, comfort and practicability.
We are showing all the most wai.tsd furs, in a variety of styles, at very low prices.
Fur Sets Four Very Special Lots
Muffs and Shoulder and Neck Pieces to Match,
all the latest styles.
Many different desirable furs, in
Sets Worth to $10
Sets Worth to $15
Sets Worth to $20
v LOT 4
Sets Worth to $25
Raccoon Sets, Red Fox Sets, French Coney Sets, Tiger Coney Sets, Etc.
Hundreds to choose from. All sizes and
shapes. Flat Muffs, Round Muffs, etc.
Plain and fancy styles. Different furs
to match the collar on your coat. Every
muff worth double the price we ask
$1.99, $2.95, $3.95 to $9.95
Neck and Shoulder Fur Pieces
Red and Black Foxes, Raccoon, Marmot, French Coney, Jap Mink and
Scarfs, worth $3 and $3.50. . .$1.95 I Scarfs, worth $7.50 to $10. . $4.95
Scarfs, worth $4 and $5 $2.95 I Scarfs, worth $ia,50 to $13.50, $6.95
Scarfs, worth $15.00 to $20.00 for... . $8.95
All At Greatly Reduced
Women's Fine Sheer Linen,
Colored Initial Handkerchiefs,
6 in box, at 75c
Hen's Initial Handkerchiefs, 6
in a box, Friday, at 59e
Women's Fine Sheer Lawn
Initial Handkerchiefs, 5 styles
to select from. 6 in a box, 69c
Women's Handkerchiefs, with
white and colored initials. 6
in a box, special, at 35c
Women's Fancy White and
Colored Embroidered Handker
chiefs, also colored initials. 3
in a box 25c
Women's All Pure Linen
Handkerchiefs, regular 15c
quality, each 12 c
Children's Handkerchiefs, in
novelty boxes, in the shape of
Baskets, Books and Cameras,
Some initials, 3 in a box; spe
cial, for 15c
Men's M e r cerized Initial
Handkerchiefs, 4 for 25c; each,
Women's Fancy Lawn and
Linen Handkerchiefs, with em
broidered corners. Each... 10c
Men's Linen Handkerchiefs,
slightly imperfect. Each... 10c
Linen Dept. Offers
At $1.00 Each
In Our Basement Linen
$1.75 Madeira ai AA
Gueat Towel. $1.00
Madeira Guest Towels, a most
$1.50 Baby Gift Boxes. $1.00
A 7-Piece Turknit Towel set,
put up in a neat box. A gift
that is sure to please.
$1.39 Scalloped Cloths, $1.00
Made of a nice quality mer
cerized damask, in the round
and scalloped edge design; also
$1.25 Damask, $1.00
All linen, 70 inches wide. In
a range of pretty patterns.
Big Tables Filled WithToys
Make Selection Easy
Each Table Confined to One Price
For example there will be about a dozen
Tables, and each Table will have Toys at
one special price on it so if you want to
spend 25c you will go to one table 49c to
another table, and so on. DON'T FORGET
THAT we have the largest stock of Toys
anywhere, and that the
offerinp here for Fri
day will be very re
At Wonderful Prices
Suggestions from the Hardware-House-Furnishing
One immense lot just received from Japan. On account of the
lateness of this shipment, we must dispose of these sets re- OQ
gardless of cost. Sale price, while they last, set sGiC
Electric Grills and Toaster
One lot of these practical ar
ticles, complete with food pans
and cord. Worth to $6.60. While
Auto Lunch Kits
One lot of kits with complete
furnishings for serving four and
six people. Some very slightly
soiled. Values to
$12.00, choice ..
Electric Bed Warmers
The Automatic adjusts itself
automatically to any degree of
heat you may desire, does not
change. Perfectly safe. - $8.00
values, on sale Fri- ff
day. at half price. . . PtwU
One lot of nickel plated, white
metal fancy Trays. Many worth
$2.25; a few worth $3. QQ
While they last 07C
Trays, etc. All
we have left, on
3 to V, Off
Framed Pictures, 49c
The famous picture, "Young Mother," which is s6 full
of sentiment and real picture value, on sale here on Fri
day at 49t- We sell them every day in the week at 75c.
And Baby Crib Blankets
The Genuine Beacon Bath
robe Blankets, finest grade
robes obtainable. Handsome
color combinations with frogs
and cords attached. While the
lot lasts, Friday, at... 82. 98
Baby Crib Blankets, in a
splendid assortment of nursery
designs; light blue and pink.
Neatly put up in boxes. Don't
forget the baby this is just
the thing. Regular 98c values,
Women's Fiber Silk, Seam
less Hosiery, in all the wanted
Men's Fiber Silk Socks, in
assorted colors. 3 pairs in a
box for '.,..$1.00
Men's Cotton Socks, 4 pairs
in a box, assorted colors. .50c
Women's Lisle Hosiery, black
with colored tops, 2 pairs in
a box for gOc
Men's All-Wool Socks, me
dium, light and heavy weights.
Black, natural, gray and blue.
Worth to 35c 25e
Infants' Wool Hose, sizes 4
to 6. Black, white and col-
ors. Pair 25c
Wearing Sails. $3.50
Many with two pair of pants.
Good, heavy fabrics, in neat
dark colors. Pants fully lined.
Ages 6 to 15 years.
Splendid Chinchilla Coats, In
grays, blues and browns: fan
cy mixtures, in good,, heavy
weight fabrics. Extra special.
Knickerbocker Pant Sala
Corduroys and mixtures. All
sizes, specially priced. .65
Boys' Christmas Neckwear
A table of extra value ties.
in stripes, plaids and plain col
ors. Many in fancy boxes. Very
acceptable Christmas gifts 25?
While quantity is liberal, we
cannot guarantee items will last
entire time specified.
UNUSUAL HOUR SALES
We cannot fill mail or tele
phone orders, and reserve the
right to limit quantity.
Friday From 9 to 11 A. M. Only
600 White Blouses
All sizes, 36 to 44
White Blouses of Organdies, Lawns, Woven Novelties, etc.
Big, Fancy Collars and excellent styles every one.
Would be great value at $1.00
Each enclosed in a holly box.
Friday From 9 toll A.M. Only
French Ivory Pieces
French Ivory Pincushions, Picture Frames, square
handled Nail Files, Cuticle Knives and other manicure
Worth 25c, 39c and SOc.
Friday Fron 8 P. M. On
Square and Oval
Three hundred of these beautiful Frames will be sold here, be
ginning at 8 P. M. we cannot guarantee how long the sale will
last, but the 300 will be sold, beginning promptly at 8 P. M.
They are really worth $2.00, but have sold here
as a special, at $1.00. Main Floor
Fridy From 7 to 9 P. M. Only
Men's Holiday Slippers
Eomeos and Everetts, in tan kid and black kid;
plenty of every size in every kind. One of the most
remarkable offerings of the year.
No more than 2 pairs to a customer.
Main Floor Men't Building
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